OBITUARY

Carl E. Hess

August 21, 1930December 15, 2018
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Carl E. Hess, 88, of rural Yoder passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2018. He was born on August 21, 1930 in Allen County, a son of the late Garrett and Mabel (Smith) Hess. He was a lifelong farmer and was a school bus driver for Southwest Allen County schools for 50 years. He was a member at Tillman Road Church of God. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing, traveling, and camping. Surviving family include his wife of 41 years, Billie Hess; daughter, Linda (Gary) Hitzeman; sons, Gary (Brenda) and Dean (Laurel) Hess; seven grandchildren, three step grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in passing by his first wife, Joy Caley; five sisters and one brother. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Tillman Road Church of God, 3710 East Tillman Rd., Fort Wayne with visitation one-hour prior. Visitation will also be from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Tillman Road Church of God. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Roanoke. Memorials may be made to the church. Condolences may be left online at www.elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhome.com.

  • DONATIONS

  • Tillman Road Church of God

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, December 19, 2018
  • Visitation Thursday, December 20, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 20, 2018
  • Final Resting: Glenwood Cemetery Thursday, December 20, 2018
REMEMBERING

Carl E. Hess

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Amanda Stefansson, née Herndon

December 22, 2018

Dear Billie,

I am sad to hear of Carl’s passing; you are in my thoughts. I was always happy to see you those few times at Nick’s Junction with my family. I will always remember how happy, generous, and kind you both were together.

Dick Crowl

December 21, 2018

Letting you all know were thinking of you. Carl was a good friend and neighbor

Mary Mendenhall

December 19, 2018

Our uncle Carl was the best uncle ever, he's left us with so many fond and funny memories he will be dearly miss. Love you ❤

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